Butter Gap Trail

At A Glance


2.7 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 2.7 (Moderate)
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Some Obstacles
Blaze Color: Blue
Trail Number: 123

This trail is located in the Davidson River area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Davidson River trails list page.


Scenic. Starts in Pickelsimer Fields; a flat, grassy area with crystal clear streams meandering through. Typical streamside trail further along. Trailside waterfall. Stiff climb up to Butter Gap; passes headwaters of the stream.

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Trail Segments

Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

Grogan Creek Falls to Butter Gap

  • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
  • Length: 1.47 mi

Cat Gap Loop Tr. (Picklesimer Fields) to Long Branch Tr.

  • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
  • Length: 0.54 mi

Long Branch Tr. to Grogan Creek Falls

  • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
  • Length: 0.51 mi

Total Calculated Length: 2.52 mi

This value is derived from our underlying map data, and it may not match officially published information.

Intersecting Trails

  • Art Loeb Bypass
  • Cat Gap Loop
  • Long Branch
  • Art Loeb Section 1
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